Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Erica desmantha var. urceolata

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Moist upper slopes



Flowering time

January to May usually


Erect rigid plant up to 600mm. It has short overlapping brances with strong curved sharp leaves. The small white tubular flowers turn brown later and have a superficial resemblance to Erica imbricata. From Greek desmos=bunch; anthos=flower, referring to the bunched arraangement of the flowers.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 25